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Illuminated Manuscripts. World History I. What is an illuminated manuscript?. An illuminated manuscript is a piece of text, or a full piece of text, that has the first letters of each paragraph is made large and is decorated Manuscripts = a piece of text that is hand written in the Middle Ages - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated ManuscriptsWorld History IWhat is an illuminated manuscript?An illuminated manuscript is a piece of text, or a full piece of text, that has the first letters of each paragraph is made large and is decoratedManuscripts = a piece of text that is hand written in the Middle AgesThe borders around the text are also decorated and illustrated with miniature pictures and designsThese were commonly used in religious texts and were often posted around the monasteries

They illuminated their texts to show the wealth and luxury that went along with being literateAlso, because so many people could not read or write, the pictures helped people understand what the text was aboutWhy did they illuminate their texts?

Your AssignmentYou are to create your own Illuminated ManuscriptYou are to choose one of the passages I have given you or one of your own and re-write the passage, illuminating the textYou must illustrate/decorate the following:The first letter of the passageThe borders of the passageUse color & your neatest handwritingThis will count as TWO class-work gradesDue: _______________

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